Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Thai Sweden 31,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Kingdom 26,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United States 183,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 4
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 127,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Japanese Thailand 71,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 261,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Phu Thai Laos 223,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Lue China 811,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue United States 4,500 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,200 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Yugur, Saragh China 13,000 Yugur, West Buddhism 0.50 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 11,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
Kinnara Sri Lanka 28,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.46 % Complete Bible 1
Mon India 1,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Thailand 207,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Germany 21,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Netherlands 5,300 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Chak, Thet Myanmar (Burma) 1,900 Chak Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,361,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 147
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,258,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 365
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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